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Body-shaming follows students online and at school

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Bullying takes the form of a personal, pointed attack when body-shaming comes into play - a violation that follows victims online and in person.
“With the merging of the online and offline world, we are seeing a steep rise in body-shaming,” said national bullying expert Barbara Coloroso.
Body shaming - mocking or making cruel jokes about one's physical features - can gravely impact the mental health of victims, she said.
“It's persistent, it's pernicious, it's constant... it doesn't go away,” said Coloroso. “They carry the weight of the pain of insult in their brain and in their...
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